Month: October 2015

October 28, 2015 admin

Rehabilitation after ACL reconstruction surgery. The ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) rehabilitation protocol I use to guide rehabilitation for my patients is a goal based progression.  We can move through the ACL protocol at our own pace, and let the criteria govern how quickly we go, rather than a traditional pre-determined timeline.  This is really helpful…

October 15, 2015 admin

Want to know the greatest exercise in the whole world? It’s a stretch that will change your life – and you just have to lie down to do it!!    Spinal mobility/flexibility is vital for pain-free movement. Our thoracic spine (the part between your shoulder blades and the area that all of your ribs attach…

October 8, 2015 admin

Lumbar Stress Fracture (Spondylolysis) in Teenagers and Competitive Swimmers   A lumbar stress fracture or ‘Spondylolysis’ is a non-displaced fracture of a part of the lumbar vertebrae called the pars interarticularis. Spondylolysis is a common and costly cause of back pain in competitive swimmers as well as a range of other adolescent sports people (e.g….